Tag: Al Gore

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 9

Written by | August 9th, 2011

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Cool Green Morning time:

  1. Al Gore doesn’t have very nice things to say about climate skeptics. (Treehugger)
  2. This historic one-year Texas drought will actually have ecological impacts for years to come. (YaleE360)
  3. What happened to the Long Island lobster? (New York Times)
  4. Get an update on Sanjayan’s Thelon expedition. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Here’s how some DC-area bike commuters rode out the hottest July on record. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 14

Written by | July 14th, 2011

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Still hot? Our 5 news links will cool you off!

  1. Will you watch the new Al Gore reality show about climate change? (Green)
  2. You always knew it was true: less really is more, and greener. (Green Biz)
  3. A positive outcome of Fukushima: an increased emphasis on electric cars. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Seeing is believing: scientists rediscover the long-lost Bornean rainbow toad & snap pics to prove it. (Mongabay)
  5. These 7 photographers are saving the planet through their images. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 3

Written by | May 3rd, 2011

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Meatless Mondays go mainstream–which definitely means no shark fin soup. Order up for 5 cool green news links!

  1. Sharks are worth far more in the water–$1.9 million!–than in a soup, says new study. (Mongabay)
  2. Tilapia, the most popular farmed fish eaten in the U.S., has a shady environmental story. (The New York Times)
  3. 3,000 corporate cafeterias and hospitals will soon offer “Meatless Mondays.” (GreenBiz)
  4. For all you app-addicts, check out Al Gore’s latest climate change venture. (Grist)
  5. The recent worldwide decline in loggerhead sea turtles is due to changing climate and ocean conditions. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 24

Written by | November 24th, 2010

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Today: five servings of green news. Tomorrow: five servings of pumpkin pie (amirite?). Have a great Thanksgiving!*

  1. Al Gore isn’t making any friends in the ethanol industry– he says his earlier support for corn-based ethanol subsidies was “a mistake.” (Green)
  2. The electric Nissan LEAF gets some pretty serious “gas” (charge) mileage. (EcoGeek)
  3. Did the Copenhagen climate talks accomplish anything? A new report says yes, maybe a little bit. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. The Tea Party’s latest target: sustainable development. (Mother Jones, via Grist)
  5. Reusing vs. hoarding: why it’s sometimes good to actually get rid of stuff. (Treehugger)

*Programming note: We’re taking a break from CGM on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the holiday, and you should, too. See you on Monday!

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 10

Written by | November 10th, 2010

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The battle is on! Place your bets in these 5 cool green match-ups:

  1. City mouse vs. country mouse–who’s greener? (Treehugger)
  2. TNC vs. white-nose syndrome: can an innovative idea help save bats from a deadly disease? (Knoxville News Sentinel)
  3. Humans vs. wolves: it’s complicated, but convincing wolves that sheep don’t taste good could help. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. You vs. Al Gore–who would do better at this energy quiz? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. “Culture of complacency” vs. “culture of safety“–which prevailed in the Gulf? (LA Times)

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part II

Written by | August 26th, 2010

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Our debate on where communicating climate science went wrong continues with a look at what scientists need to do to regain the public’s trust…if anything.

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part I

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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It’s been a bad year for climate science communication — but who’s to blame? Scientists? Politicians? Al Gore? Five leading scientists discuss — read and let us know what you think!

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 4

Written by | November 4th, 2009

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This edition of Cool Green Morning is all about bringing people together, like Glenn Beck and PETA, who are bonding over their mutual dislike of Al Gore’s diet.  Or German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who’s encouraging the U.S. to team up with Europe to fight climate change.  Read on for more heart-warming tales of love and […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 5

Written by | August 5th, 2009

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No worries about climate change, says one of our hot green links of the morning — evolution will just speed up and help us all adapt! Except if you’re a frog, or a polar bear, or a person who lives on a coast or an island or who depends on snowmelt for your water supply […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 8

Written by | July 8th, 2009

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The tropics are moving north (and south), Al Gore is into neuroscience now, and Europe rags on the United States yet again…OK, well that’s not exactly news. Catch up on the hottest green links in this morning’s Morning: What’s ahead for international climate change negotiations? Dave Roberts at Grist has a great piece laying out […]

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